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Friday 11 July 2014

What Is a Standing Seam Metal Roof?

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Standing seam metal roofs are becoming a popular choice for commercial and industrial buildings. They are constructed using side by side metal panels that are connected together using fasteners. They are known to last a very long time, require minimal maintenance and have a nice modern look to them. Why Install a Standing Seam Metal Roof? 07jul03d4a14They are not a cheap, quick idea to go with, but spending the money to have one put on can be well worth it because of all the benefits that they provide you with.
  • Improved ventilation in the roof
  • Resistant to fire and wind
  • Lightweight and have a safe construction
  • Come with diverse material options such as copper, aluminum and galvanized steel
  • Easily installed over an existing roof
  • 100% recyclable
  • Able to prevent ice dams and shed snow with the weather-tight durability
  • Extremely long life when compared to asphalt roofing
The Options in Metal Roofing There are many options to choose from when it comes to getting standing seam metal roofing.
  • Field-locked standing seam – this comes in many different colors and are installed with a special locking tool so you can ensure that expansion and contraction does not happen. It can be used in many climates.
  • Standing seam shingle panels – this is a more innovative version of the standing seam roof and they have a four way interlocking system that come in different lengths. You can stagger them for a different look.
  • Snap-lock standing seam – these panels are able to securely lock into one another when put side by side. They come in ribbed, straight and striated designs.
Here at Quarve, we specialize in seamless steel and other metal roofing, but if you're considering a standing seam metal roof, give us a call today to talk over your needs.  We offer free, no-obligation consultations.  We are a Minneapolis St. Paul MN roofing contractor that is able to provide many other metal roofing designs for you to choose from. Make the most of your structure with the right roof for the job.  We install steel and other metal roofing throughout the greater Twin Cities metro area, including the communities of Stillwater, Oak Park Heights, Lakeland, and Grant Township 55082.  For an idea of how beautiful a metal roof can be, visit our Pinterest board to take a look at some of the roofs we've installed around the Minneapolis St. Paul area.